Skyline, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Skyline, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Skyline had a population of 872 as of July 1, 2016. Skyline ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Skyline is located at latitude 34.7985 and longitude -86.1224 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Skyline (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,591 feet.

The Town of Skyline (GNIS ID: 2407348) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Skyline is located within Princeton Division of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Skyline population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Skyline: Alto.


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Skyline, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 872
Population in Households 856
Population in Familes 741
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 219
Diversity Index2 19
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 340
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 251
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $80,376
Average Home Value $107,437
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,697
Average Household Income $45,418
Per Capita Income $18,082
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.27%
Households 0.38% 0.29%
Families -0.13% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Skyline, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skyline to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 330 43rd
Population Density1 # 318 45th
Diversity Index2 # 452 22nd
Median Household Income # 281 52nd
Per Capita Income # 431 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.